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Cranwell

noun
  1. a village in E England, in Lincolnshire: Royal Air Force College (1920)
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Historical Examples

  • The siege began, just such a siege as Cicely had suffered at Cranwell Towers.

    The Lady Of Blossholme

    H. Rider Haggard

  • Meanwhile I confirm the words I spoke in my rage at Cranwell.

    The Lady Of Blossholme

    H. Rider Haggard

  • Cranwell is down, though it shall rise again, and Shefton is stolen.

    The Lady Of Blossholme

    H. Rider Haggard

  • For the first three days of that time little of note had happened at Cranwell Towers; that is, no assault was delivered.

    The Lady Of Blossholme

    H. Rider Haggard

  • The Abbot sat in the little room of a cottage at Cranwell that he had occupied during the siege of the Towers.

    The Lady Of Blossholme

    H. Rider Haggard